Kantorsgatan is part of a large student area situated 2 kilometers for the city center. The houses in Kantorsgatan were built in 1968 and renovated in 2002. Around Kantorsgatan there are many green areas and parks.

NOTE: The house owner, Rikshem, is currently doing construction work at Kantorsgatan. There may be some disturbances in the area due to this work.

About the Room

On Kantorsgatan we have 168 student rooms, each of 18-19 square meters. Some of these rooms are in “miniature corridors” where only two rooms share bathroom and kitchen. These miniature corridors are on Kantorsgatan 28, 30, 34, 36, 46, 48, 50 and 52 (note: there are both miniature corridors and regular corridors on Kantorsgatan 52).

Other rooms are in corridors where five students share kitchen and sometimes shower. Rooms at Kantorsgatan 10, 12, 18, 52, 54 and 56 includes private bathroom (WC and bathtub). Kantorsgatan 2, 4, 6 and 8 have private WC but share shower with the other students in the corridor.

Cleaning of the common areas is the joint responsibility of the students in the corridor. Read more about Swedish student corridor living here.

The rooms are furnished with a bed and mattress (no pillow or quilt is included), floor lamp, a desk with chair and lamp, pedestal of drawers or book cupboard, bookshelf, armchair, ceiling lamp, curtain rod and fixtures.

The monthly rent ranges from approx. 3800-4100 SEK/month (spring 2018) and  includes electricity, water and heating. Internet is provided by an external supplier. There is no wifi, you connect via a net cable to the wall outlet.

You can find an interview with one of our tenants at Kantorsgatan here.

Other Facilities

Laundry room: In house no. 12 and 34.

Garbage room: Separate garbage houses in the yard.  Waste in Uppsala must be sorted in categories – glass, metal, newspaper, cardboard, plastics, organic or combustible waste.

More Information

ICA Samköp, which is located beside the bus stop Heidemstams­torg, one bus stop further on from Kantorsgatan.
…campus: Centre for Economic Studies, Old Forum
…student nation: Gotlands nation, V-Dala nation
…bus stop: “Kantorsgatan” (plan your trip on www.ul.se)


Housing Guide

Arrival Information




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Landlord/House owner

Landlord: Uppsala University Housing Office
Contact information

Any questions about your contract should be directed to UUHO.


House owner: Rikshem AB
Phone: +46- (0)10-70 99 200
E-mail: info.uppsala@rikshem.se
Web: www.rikshem.se
Office address: Storgatan 25
Any problems concerning electricity, plumbing, heating or similar in your room or in common areas should be reported to Rikshem. See Maintenance and Service.

Rikshem and Lås- & Säkerhetscenter manages the keys for this area.


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